Complications following 573 percutaneous renal radiofrequency and cryoablation procedures.

  title={Complications following 573 percutaneous renal radiofrequency and cryoablation procedures.},
  author={Thomas D. Atwell and Rickey E. Carter and Grant Schmit and C M Carr and Stephen Anthony Boorjian and Timothy B. Curry and Robert Thompson and Anil Nicholas Kurup and Adam J. Weisbrod and George K. Chow and Bradley C. Leibovich and Matthew R. Callstrom and David E. Patterson},
  journal={Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR},
  volume={23 1},
PURPOSE To review complications related to percutaneous renal tumor ablation. MATERIALS AND METHODS Prospectively collected data related to renal radiofrequency (RF) ablation and cryoablation procedures performed from May 2000 through November 2010 were reviewed. This included 573 renal ablation procedures performed in 533 patients to treat 633 tumors. A total of 254 RF ablation and 311 cryoablation procedures were performed; eight patients underwent simultaneous RF ablation and cryoablation… CONTINUE READING


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